The Crawford County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society hosted Mike Hocker, photo restore and preservation expert, for the October Meeting program on Thursday, October 17th. He presented attendees with handouts detailing how to scan and digitized historic photographs.

Windfall Church and School located northwest of Galion, Ohio.
Windfall Church and School located northwest of Galion, Ohio.

As an example he explained that Carl Shumaker of Galion, Ohio had the original of the above photograph. It was a blurred photo ready to trash. After Mike’s hard work, this is what he was able to restore. He also gave the history of Windfall Church/School northwest of Galion. Contact us to get in touch with Mike Hocker to help restore your historic photos.

Want to know more about this photograph? The stories about the Hocker family were published in earlier Tracking issues including this picture. Archived issues are available to chapter members.

Programs like this are available throughout the year to chapter members. Consider joining today!

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